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Traffic stop near Stewartville turns up stolen handgun

Jason Blanco-Santizo Jason Blanco-Santizo

STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Stewartville man is in jail after officers found a stolen gun in his car.

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, a deputy stopped 20-year-old Jason Blanco-Santizo for a traffic violation Monday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Stewartville.

A search turned up a 9 millimeter handgun.

Deputies are seeking a charge of possession of a stolen firearm.

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